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Appleton, WI MSA

Overall Rank: 69      Population: 236,000

The 2013 Milken Institute Best-Performing Cities Index ranks U.S. metropolitan areas by how well they are creating and sustaining jobs and economic growth. The components include job, wage and salary, and technology growth. In most years, these give a good indication of the underlying structural performance of regional economics.

Metro's Performance in Each Index Component

Component 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 70  78  88  78  63  75  97.91 
1-yr Job Growth2 102  74  81  68  68  148  98.47 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 99  88  104  67  52  58  100.09 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 44  54  124  58  58  47  101.28 
Short-Term Job Growth5 19  71  70  135  50  80  10003.20% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 60  130  141  135  105  104  92.72 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 29  108  138  113  120  58  100.75 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 50  79  94  97  104  102  0.46 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 57  61  48  82  88  82  2.0 

2012-2013 Growth Comparison (by score)      
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